Turkish Airlines (THY)

Turkish Airlines (THY) Sunday December 23, 1979
Crashed into Cubuk Hill in fog, two minutes away from landing at the airport. In-flight structural failure due to severe turbulence. The aircraft was named "Trabzon."

Crash Details

DateSunday December 23, 1979
LocationAnkara, Turkey
Passengers41
Crew4
Fatalities41
Survivors4
Aircraft TypeFokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
OperatorTurkish Airlines (THY)
RegistrationTC-JAT
Flight OriginAnkara
Flight Destination Samsun
Ankara, Turkey
Turkish Airlines (THY)
Fokker F-28 Fellowship 1000
1979